Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are received on the user´s PC from the website visited and are used to record certain navigation interactions on a website by storing data that can be updated and retrieved.

These files are stored on the user’s computer and contain anonymous data that are not harmful to your computer. They are used to remember the user’s preferences, such as the language selected, access data or customization of the webpage.

Cookies can also be used to record anonymous information about how the visitor uses the site – for example, the web page from you have accessed or whether you have used an advertising banner to enter. 

How do we use different types of cookies?

- According to their purpose

o Technical Cookies

Technical cookies are essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a website and the use of various options and services offered. For example, those used for session maintenance, response time management, option performance or validation, use of security elements, content sharing with social networks, etc.

o Customization Cookies

These cookies allow the user to specify or customize some features of the general options of the website. For example, to define the language, regional settings or browser type.

o Analytical Cookies

Analytical cookies are those used by our web portals to elaborate surfing profiles and to be able to determine the users´ preferences in order to improve the offer of products and services. For example, an analytical cookie would control the geographical areas of most interest to a user, which product is the most accepted one, and so on.

o Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies allow the management of advertising contents according to specific criteria. For example, the frequency of access, the content edited, etc. Advertising cookies, by means of advertising management, make it possible to store information on behaviour through the observation of habit patterns, studying the access and creating a profile of user preferences, so as to offer advertising related to the interests of your profile.

- According to the deadline:

o Session cookies

Session cookies are those that last as long as the time during which the user is browsing the website and are deleted when the user finishes browsing.

o Permanent cookies

These cookies are stored in the user’s PC for a longer period of time, making it easier to control the preferences chosen without having to repeat certain parameters each time one visits the website.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies that are strictly necessary and essential for you to surf our website and be able to move freely, use secure areas, set custom options, etc. We also use cookies which collect data relating to the analysis of web usage. These are used to help us improve user experience and site performance.

This site may also contain links to social networks (such as Facebook or Twitter). XXX does not control the cookies used by these external websites. For more information about cookies from social networks or other third-party websites, we recommend that you review your own cookie policies. The cookies used on this site are:

Name

Source

Purpose

_icl_current_language

barcelonadisability.org

Identifies the user´s language
phpsessid

barcelonadisability.org

Standard php cookie for controlling the session´s maintenance
catAccCookies

barcelonadisability.org

Cookies Policy

To comply with current legislation, we must ask for your permission to manage cookies. If you continue to browse our website without refusing permission, this implies that you accept their use. Please note that if you reject or delete browsing cookies, we may not be able to maintain your preferences, and some features of the pages may not be operational, and that each time you browse our site we will need to ask you again for your permission to use cookies. If you still decide to modify the configuration of your access to the website, you should be informed that it is possible to delete cookies or prevent this information from being recorded on your computer at any time by modifying the configuration parameters of your browser:

Internet Explorer cookie settings
Firefox cookie settings
Google Chrome cookie settings
Safari cookie settings

 

These browsers are subject to updates or modifications, so we cannot guarantee that they completely match the version of your browser. You may also use another minority browser not covered by these links. To avoid these mismatches, you can access directly from the options of your browser which is generally found in the Options menu, in the “Privacy” section.

If you agree with the cookie policy, please click on the “accept” button. If you accept our cookies, this will allow us to improve the site to offer you optimal access and give you more efficient service. In addition, you can configure your browser to establish that only trusted websites or pages you are currently browsing can manage cookies, allowing you to select your preferences. With this policy, we demonstrate our commitment to current legislation on the use of cookies, giving you information so that you can understand what type of cookies we will use and why we will use them. With this we intend to provide transparency in relation to the data processed during the navigation made from your computer on our website.

More info

If you need more information on the cookie directive, please refer to the Official State Gazette published on 31 March 2012 (for Spain), which transposes the directives on electronic communications.